LA Angels 4, Seattle 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, September 1, 2011 10:10 PM
Location - Safeco Field
Temperature - 65°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Bob Davidson, Second Base - Hunter Wendelstedt, Third Base - Brian Knight,
Attendance - 19453

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Angels 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0
Seattle 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Angels 74-63 38-28 36-35 W1
Seattle 58-78 32-36 26-42 L1

Recap

Torii Hunter belted a three-run homer and Howie Kendrick hit a solo shot as the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 4-3 road victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday.

Vernon Wells recorded two hits for the Angels, who remained 3 1/2 games behind the Texas Rangers in the American League West.

Hunter gave Los Angeles a 3-0 advantage in the opening inning with his 19th home run of the season. Kendrick increased the lead in the third with a two-out blast off Charlie Furbush (3-7), who allowed four runs in six innings en route to his fourth loss in five starts.

Ervin Santana (11-9) posted his eighth win in nine decisions as he yielded three runs over 6 2/3 frames. Santana, who walked a season-high seven, had his streak of starts with at least seven innings pitched snapped at eight.

Jordan Walden worked a perfect ninth for his 27th save in 36 opportunities.

Dustin Ackley hit a two-run single and Ichiro Suzuki notched two hits and an RBI for Seattle, which has lost five of seven.

Angels shortstop Maicer Izturis, who was hit by a pitch in the first inning, left the game after 2 1/2 frames with a leg injury.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Angels   Seattle
Ervin Santana Player Charles Furbush
Win W/L Loss
6.2 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 5
4 Hits 4
4.05 ERA 6.00
Hitting
LA Angels   Seattle
Vernon Wells Player Ichiro Suzuki
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Angels 6 2 13 .200 10 8 4 3 0 0
Seattle 4 0 5 .143 14 8 3 8 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Seattle will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Mariners have a W/L % of .431 after a win and .423 after a loss.
  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Angels have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .603 after a loss.
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